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Abbreviation for Joint Photographic Experts Group

Basic Explanation: A JPEG is an image file type. It is like a special way to save pictures on your computer. It makes the pictures smaller so they don’t take up too much space.

Practical Example: Think of a JPEG as a magic shrinker for images. It keeps the picture looking good while making the file smaller, which is great for sharing photos online.

Advanced Explanation: JPEG, short for Joint Photographic Experts Group, is a widely used image compression format. It reduces the file size of images by removing some details that our eyes might not notice, thus making them easier to store and share. While this compression can lead to some loss of quality, modern JPEG compression techniques aim to balance file size and image quality effectively.

Additional Resources:
How-To Geek – What Is a JPEG Image?:

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